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the good news is our own choices in energy conservation. recycling. and transport can help the line find out what you can do today at redraw the lines on all. this is the news live from berlin a tropical storm brings death and devastation to the south and finnegan's storm tembin at least has flash floods and washes away homes more than one hundred people are dead and dozens more are missing we'll bring you the latest on the rescue
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operations also on the program. the united nations gets even tougher on north korea imposing fresh sanctions on the country the security council agrees to measures proposed by the united states they aim to limit well supplies of oil supplies killing young meads for its nuclear program. and to the palestinian christian minority gears up to celebrate christmas but the mood is far from festive after president trunk's decision to declare jerusalem the capital of israel. i'm a money welcome to the program we start in the philippines where more than one hundred people are dead after a tropical storm brought devastation to the south of the country some officials put the death toll even highest saying to him. it had perished rescue operations are
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underway to try and find dozens more who are still missing tembin is a second deadly storm to hit the country this week it's swept over the southern island of mindanao leaving destruction in its wake. this man and child a lucky to be alive. the effects of mudslides and flooding have been devastating. entire villages under meters of water. others swept away. volunteers have been digging through mud to try to recover bodies of. houses will being flooded but people could no longer get out of their homes so they got trapped by the strong waters they were swept away. when the big.
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dozens of people are still missing. rescue efforts have been hampered by power cuts and the loss of communication lines. storm tembin struck the southern island of mindanao on friday. it's an area not often hit by tropical storms. winds of up to eighty kilometers per hour along with heavy rain batter the area. for locals and night taking stock of the damage officials say more than seventy thousand people have been affected. there used to be one hundred three houses here but when the flash flood happened everything was washed out all their homes and livelihoods gone we have ninety family said are affected. by. this nasa satellite map shows the extent of the powerful. which is now headed towards the
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philippine island of power and on towards vietnam. for those affected by ten min a long path lies ahead to recovering from its devastation. the united nations has slapped tough new sanctions on north korea in response to its latest missile tests the new sanctions dramatically restrict the import of refined petroleum crude oil and also industrial machinery north korea will also be prevented from exporting our cultural products and electrical equipment and the resolution calls on countries hosting north korean workers to expel them by the end of twenty nine teams some one hundred thousand north koreans work mainly in china and russia their earnings help boost feeling young reserves of hard currency it's a third package of sanctions against the north this yes tensions continue to rise over the communist states nuclear and ballistic missile program. the draft
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resolution contained in document slash twenty seven slash one zero nine two please raise their hand a striking display of unity all fifteen members of the u.n. security council backing another round of sanctions against north korea the us ambassador thanked members for backing the measures against what she called the most tragic example of evil in the modern world should the north korean regime conduct another nuclear or ballistic missile test this resolution commits the security council to take even further action it sends the on ambiguous message to pyongyang that further defiance will invite further punishment and isolation the u.s. drafted resolution even won the support of north korea's main trading partner as russia and china. china urges north korea to take the demand seriously abide by the
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council resolutions and refrain from any further nuclear missile tests. the new sanctions are in response to pyongyang's latest launch of a ballistic missile in november the country said its most powerful missile yet is capable of reaching anywhere on the u.s. mainland but russia and china who both hold a veto on the council only backed the sanctions after the trumpet ministration agreed to water them down. russia also called for compromise from all sides but he would say what's needed is a comprehensive approach one that stipulates both sation of nuclear missile tests and the abandonment of the scaling up of military infrastructure by north korea as well as the reduction in the scale of maneuvers being conducted his comments point to the u.s. and south korea's military drills on the korean peninsula which have been condemned as a provocation by the north so far the north korean regime of kim jong un has insisted
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that fresh sanctions will only make it speed up its nuclear program the security council hopes the latest measures will finally produce results. now to some of the other stories making news around the world u.s. officials say they've approved a plan to provide ukraine with military weapons including missiles the move aims to help kiev in its fight against russian backed separatists moscow has condemned the measure insisting on ukraine will inflame tensions further. a former u.s. soldier has been arrested on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack in san francisco over christmas the man allegedly told an undercover agent he planned to target the city's busy area in the name of the so-called islamic state authorities say a search of his home turned up firearms and a letter claimed responsibility. the number of cholera cases in yemen has reached
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one million that's according to the world health organization thousands of people have already died from the disease and according to the international red cross most of the population lacks food fuel clean water and access to medical care they united nations says the country is suffering the world's worst humanitarian crisis . noren is thirteen years old shrapnel damaged her spine so severely that she's confined to a wheelchair. before i used to walk to school she says now i can't even hold a pencil the war must come to an end when. yemen was already one of the poorest countries in the world civil war drought and hunger have made it situation even more dire the country is now on the verge of collapse epidemics of cholera and diptheria have broken out those who receive no medical care have no chance of survival. the air attacks continue as does
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a widespread blockade some aid has finally arrived but it's rare and doesn't reach many locations villages in rebel held areas have been isolated for months that means people are forced to eat leaves because no food is available aid organizations have sounded the alarm. for a living million people who are what we declared an acute need in knots one million more than last year and the some four hundred children under the age of five who are in a very severe acute moment knowledge situation. the war has raged for more than a thousand days leaving ten thousand did most of them civilians. palestinian demonstrators have clashed with israeli troops in the west bank town of bethlehem the demonstrators many dressed as santa claus were protesting the u.s. decision to recognize jerusalem as israel's capital israeli police used tear gas and stun grenades to disperse the crowds the latest protest comes just two days
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after the united nations general assembly denounced the u.s. decision rising tensions in the middle east looks set to have a shot a traditional christmas celebrations in a part of the world that is central to the christian tradition in bethlehem and surrounding areas is an unusual tradition the game of bingo israel correspondent tanya kramer was there and joined in for a round. christmas time is bingo invade at the auditorium of the orthodox christian community they're keeping track of every number on people here play bingo all year round but during the festive season the atmosphere is extra special. palestinian christians see themselves as a custodian of christmas and it's often colorful traditions and bingo is one of them that tumble as they call it and they jhala friends and family gather to play every sunday after going to change. it gives us
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a break from everything going on with all the checkpoints the situation is difficult and people can't go anywhere they want that's why we opened the community hall so we can play bingo over the holidays and have a good time. being groupings everyone together. on a very digital. we really have a good time. would be christmas here without being go maybe christmas day wilfredo way it we we have a nice holiday atmosphere that's why we meet here who has business. instead of sweets the winners get practical hosts want items like rice detergent or toilet paper it's been like this since intifada times this spirit of helping families is strong but this year when it's been more somber living them in say any middle of we're in a crisis situation this is about the future of to
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a city that's holy to us too it's about our homeland that we are losing. a message boards around speech in bethlehem cutting off the roads to jerusalem images of trauma familiar sight palestinians from the west bank need to special permission from israel to visit jerusalem. bethlehem the birthplace of jesus decked out for the. christmas holiday here too the mood is far from festive but locals and visitors try to make the best out of the situation. looks like this christmas will be bad after what happened in the west bank following trump's decision so everyone here is against terrorism is down to what. we like to come to bethlehem today to show the baby the atmosphere the city i love the circumstances we are in is disastrous because of the occupation.
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back in beit jalla it's just third round of the big everyone's enjoying the evening and trying to forget the uncertainty casting a shadow over this christmas. they call it the biggest club game in football el classico and spanish giants boss alone to have taken a big step towards winning the domestic league title by beating rael madrid three nil away but braves wastefulness in the first half prove costly louis suarez grabbed the opener against a run of play lionel messi added a penalty after the madrid red card they netted a third late on proud catalan now have a fourteen point lead over their fourth placed rivals. had been moved to a lunchtime order to attract more asian for us. the winter olympics are a little over a month away and alpine skiers are busy honing their skills for the flagship discipline in south korea the latest world cup event took place and they tell us
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ski resort of madonna de completely zero but it was a different kind of men's slalom the night race took place under floodlights. i calculate night race and madonna is one of the most eagerly anticipated of the ski season and it didn't disappoint switzerland's luka and he was well placed in third after the first run of the men smile on his second run it was even better. any power down the course with perfect technique to grab the lead. i wasn't happy i thought austrian great mausoleum will be the man to beat at the winter olympics however a mistake halfway down the second run meant this was by no means a flawless race for the six time world cup winner a compost tertian managed to bounce back though he triumphed by just point zero
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four seconds to win his forty nine world cup race and reclaim the lead in the overall standings. and i remind of the top story we're following for you more than one hundred people are dead after tropical storm tembin hit the philippines some reports say the actual death toll is double that figure rescue operations are underway to try and find dozens who are still missed. it watching data up to news from berlin wall coming up the top of the hour and don't forget if you get all the latest news and information round the clock on our website at state of the dot com thanks for watching. your smart t.v. the smarter the w. bush want to play what you watch the lead up to date extraordinary. you decide.

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